7.40 Homefires: Energy and Attitudes
8.30 Appearance and Reality
9.20 The Derived Function
9.45 E = mc2
10.10 Polymer Production
10.35 Fourier Analysis and Transducer Response
11.0 The Tay Estuary
11.25 From School to Industry
11.50 Computing - Hardware Structures
12.40 Portraits ure
1.5 Adolf Loos
starring Elizabeth Taylor with Peter Finch , Dana Andrews
On a visit to England tea-planter John Wiley marries Ruth Lakin. Returning with him to Ceylon she little realises the loneliness of the life that lies before her on his vast plantation, known as Elephant Walk. and the MAMIYMA LANKA MANDALA DANCERS
Screenplay by JOHN LEE MAHIN based on the novel by ROBERT STANDISH Produced by IRVINGASHER
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Looking at the Weather from Space Patrick Moore talks to Michael Fish about how satellites in space have revolutionised weather forecasting.
The Self-help Show. A look at The Derry Youth and Community Workshop; help for anorexia sufferers; and a special playground for handicapped children.
Tonight from BBC East:
A journey in pictures, words and music from Yarmouth to Liverpool Street on the main commuter train of the day.
Script MALCOLM FREEGARD
Original music DAVID DODDINGTON Film cameraman A. E. CLARIDGE Producer CHRISTOPHERLEWIS
Series co-ordinator FRANK GILLARD
post that mentions
Where it happens, why it's happening, with BBC correspondents.
Film editing BOB SCHOLES Editor GEORGE WALKER
Highlights of the 1978/79 Season Introduced by Richard Duckenfield
The 1978/79 Rugby League season has been dominated by Widnes in all the major cup competitions, and by the two Hull teams, Hull KR and Hull, in the League. The programme looks back on the successes of these clubs, the Australian tour of Great Britain, and previews the forthcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand by the Great Britain squad.
Production assistant BRIAN ROGERS Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Each week Michael Charlton is joined by two guest interviewers for BBC2's TV press conference.
Producer CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM
The Robots are Coming
The present generations of robots are still pretty stupid; but university research is investigating the possibilities of giving robots sight, touch and hearing. How many of our jobs will they then be able to do?
Robert Robinson and Diana Quick in a weekly entertainment based on words past and present with novelist MALCOLM BRADBURYand jargon experts ' Jogran ' and ' Hiccle
With FRANK THORNTON , JOE MELIA
Director MARTIN L. BELL Producer ANTONY ROUSE
Profiles of ten stars written and presented by Barry Norman
With personal comments from Maria Cooper Janis, daughter; Henry Hathaway, director and friend; Helen Hayes, who co-starred with Cooper in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms; Howard Hawks, director of Cooper's first Oscar-winning film Sergeant York; Patricia Neal, who acted with Cooper in The Fountainhead and Bright Leaf; Delmer Daves, who directed two films towards the end of Cooper's career; Princess Grace of Monaco, Cooper's co-star in his second Oscar-winning film High Noon; Joe Hyams, journalist; Stanley Kramer, producer High Noon.
"A very warm and human character came through." (DAILY EXPRESS)
Director MARGARET SHARP Producer BARRY BROWN
Humphrey Lyttelton introduces the fourth of six programmes recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival. This week features: Stan Getz Quintet
Sonny Rollins Quartet and The John McLaughlin Band
Recorded by the SWISS TELEVISION SERVICE Director JEAN BOVON. Producer DON SAYER
Tonight Jeremy James takes the second of three critical looks at the British way of sport - revealing some disturbing similarities in three different fields. 2: Athletics
It was not so long ago that Britain expected to win scores of medals at the Olympic Games but, at next year's games in Moscow, the question is not how many medals will we win but will we win any? Athletes throughout the world may be amateur-at least technically - but in some other countries the preparation of winners is now a profession. The East Germans, in particular, are leaving us increasingly further behind in facilities, resources, science, medicine and long-term national plans. TESSA SANDERSON, SEBASTIAN COE and DALEY THOMPSON are three of only a handful of British athletes who might win medals in Moscow -and if they do, as they, their coaches and administrators admit tonight, it will be in spite of rather than because of any help they have been given through the British system.
Producer TERRY O'REILLY
starring Gary Cooper with Jean Arthur
Gary Cooper , in one of his most famous and best roles, gives a subtle performance as the Vermont innocent, Longfellow Deeds , who suddenly inherits 20-million dollars from an uncle. This young man writes ' poetry' for birthday cards, plays the tuba in the town band and has never left rural Mandrake Falls in his life. When he goes to New York, he finds that almost everybody he meets there is out to rob him ...
Screenplay by ROBERT RISKIN from the story by CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND Directed by FRANK CAPRA
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